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CLUE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does clue mean? 

CLUE (noun)
  The noun CLUE has 2 senses:

1. a slight indication
2. evidence that helps to solve a problem

  Familiarity information: CLUE used as a noun is rare.


CLUE (verb)
  The verb CLUE has 1 sense:

1. roll into a ball

  Familiarity information: CLUE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CLUE (noun)


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Meaning:

A slight indication

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

clue; hint

Hypernyms ("clue" is a kind of...):

indicant; indication (something that serves to indicate or suggest)


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Meaning:

Evidence that helps to solve a problem

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

clew; clue; cue

Hypernyms ("clue" is a kind of...):

evidence (an indication that makes something evident)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "clue"):

mark; sign (a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened))


CLUE (verb)


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Meaning:

Roll into a ball

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

clew; clue

Hypernyms (to "clue" is one way to...):

roll; twine; wind; wrap (wrap or coil around)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


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